Shares of Illumina Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203509482/composite ILMN -0.85% dropped 0.09% to $432.82 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.18% rising 0.15% to 4,455.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.04% rising 0.10% to 34,798.00. This was the stock's sixth consecutive day of losses. Illumina Inc. closed $122.95 below its 52-week high ($555.77), which the company achieved on February 12th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO +0.10% rose 0.25% to $609.78, Danaher Corp. /zigman2/quotes/210555154/composite DHR +0.27% fell 0.16% to $324.50, and Agilent Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207081878/composite A -0.09% fell 0.21% to $172.40. Trading volume (810,048) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 711,255.